Cultivating Emotional Balance with Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi Saturday, May 7, 2016 10:00am – 5:00pm Our emotions can lead us to our greatest joys and most painful sorrows. In their most creative capacity, they are guides pointing us towards who we truly are and what is most meaningful in our lives. At their most destructive, we are caught by them: lost in the grip of anger, sadness, fear, or overwhelm. This suffering is something we have all felt, but we can create more space, choice, and ease in... Topics: dharma, Ven Tenzin Chogkyi
Deconstructing the Ego to Reconstruct the Self with Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi Tuesday, May 21, 2013 7:00pm - 9:00pm Is it OK to have a healthy ego? What part of "me" am I trying to give up? And who am I, anyway? Everyone has a natural tendency to focus on "me" - my body, my feelings, and my thoughts. This focus has played a critical role in keeping each of us safe, alive and fed... and in developing our ego construct - the story we tell ourselves about who we are. But there comes... Topics: dharma, Ven Tenzin Chogkyi
Weekend intensive - Fri, 10/23 - 7-9pm; Sat 10/24 - 9:30am-12:30pm and 2-5pm; Sun 10/25 - 9:30am-12:30pm and 2-4pm. Join beloved teacher, Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi, as she teaches on the Heart Sutra. In most Mahayana traditions, the Heart Sutra is recited every day either as a daily practice or as a preliminary to teachings. Many of us may have recited this sutra for years, but have little understanding of its meaning. The Heart Sutra has two levels of meaning. Explicitly, it explains the perfection... Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi, Heart Sutra
All levels. This workshop/retreat will specifically focus on the 7-Point Mind training by Geshe Chekawa. Its practical application is enormous, and it is radical in that it has the power to completely transform our lives into a tool for awakening our minds and learning to benefit others. This is the perfect workshop for people who are trying to figure out how to integrate the Buddhist teachings into crazy urban life in the 21st century. This course includes instructions in tonglen, a simple... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Tse Chen Ling, Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi, Tonglen
Are you curious about Buddhist meditation, but don't know where to begin? Have you attended Buddhist teachings, but don't know how to integrate them into your daily meditation practice? Or has your daily meditation grown stale so you need some new energy behind it? This weekend workshop contains all of the above and more. It will teach you the fundamentals of Buddhist meditation, and give you the tools you need to both begin a daily meditation practice and to deal with problems once you start... Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Lamrim, Tibet, Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi, Meditation, Daily Practice
Have you ever asked yourself the questions: "Why do I put so much energy into chasing after happiness, only to be disappointed?" or "Why is it so hard to find peace and contentment?" Buddhism teaches that true freedom and happiness can only be found within, by transforming our own minds. Find out more about this essential truth that the Buddha taught in this weekend course, based on the Four Noble Truths, the first teaching the Buddha gave after his enlightenment. Who can... Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi, 4 Noble Truths, Buddhist Thought, Buddhist...
There are two different methods taught for generating bodhicitta (the mind wanting to become a buddha for the sake of all others). One method is called the Seven Points of Cause and Effect which was taught by Master Atisha and the other is Equalizing and Exchanging Self and Others which was taught by Master Shantideva in his book The Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life. They say that one of the advantages of equalizing and exchanging self is that you will be able to transform everything into... Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Tse Chen Ling, Mahayana, Bodhicitta, Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi, Bodhisattva,...
Dying Well Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi and Lennie Kronisch Tse Chen Ling Center Learn to prepare for your death and help others die peacefully with openness, acceptance and a sense of humor in this workshop led by Tara Hospice founder Lennie Kronisch and accomplished meditator and hospice caregiver Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi. Using meditations, visualizations, discussion and practical guidance, you will learn spiritual and practical approaches to death and dying from a Tibetan Buddhist perspective. Topics: death, dying, tibetan buddhism, buddhism, tse chen ling, ven. tenzin chogkyi, lennie kronisch